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“Best Spicy Thai food” 5 of 5 stars
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Thai Medallion
327 N Center Street, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 305-0183
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Ranked #235 of 386 Restaurants in Naperville
Cuisines: Thai
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Naperville, Illinois
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“Best Spicy Thai food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

We have tried Thai food from different restaurants but this place is the best.If you love Thai food which real spicy,not just put the hot pepper on the top,this restaurant is what you are looking for.We tried their Kua Kling and Catfish, we really love them and we will go back there again soon.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

We love Thai food and were really looking forward to trying Naperville's newest offering.

Major disappointment. Our first time at any new Thai restaurant we always try certain basic, traditional Thai dishes like satay, Pad Thai, etc. If they do these dishes well we will return and explore the menu further.

The satay was that broiled processed chicken kind that more and more Thai restaurants are serving in order to save a buck instead of serving actual pieces of marinated chicken on a skewer that is freshly grilled. Looks processed, tastes processed, smells processed. Yuck! We can buy the same frozen processed chicken skewers at Trader Joe's so what is the point?

Pad Thai... well if Thai Medallion can't get this traditional dish right it doesn't bode well for them in our view. Hands down I've got to say this was absolutely the worst Pad Thai I've ever tasted anywhere. Looked wrong (color), tasted wrong (flavor)... and the chopped peanuts, shredded carrots, etc. were no where to be found.

Service was polite and friendly, about average for what you would expect in any family run Thai restaurant.

The interior has been refreshed from the Italian place that was there previously though mostly just paint and no substantial investment in build out or furnishings which means it was done on the cheap and looks it.

With so many other really good Thai restaurant choices in Naperville, Thai Medallion simply doesn't measure up to the competition. To make it in this out of the way location plagued with parking issues Thai Medallion really needs to get its kitchen act together.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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